from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Agaricus ostreatus, an esculent fungus with a large, thick, fleshy pileus.
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The dinner began with oyster-mushroom stew, then they had roast chicken, baked wild-potatoes, stewed bracken that tasted exactly like young spinach, dandelion salad, and scout cakes for dessert.
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